Hurricane Maria has devastated Puerto Rico. There is no power for the entire island and extensive structural damage, neighborhoods are experiencing severe flooding, and now fears that there will be additional flooding if the Guajataca Dam fails. Puerto Rico is an unincorporated territory of the United States, and residents are American citizens. More information here and here.
There are several ways we can help:
Possible Script: This is [NAME] and I’m a constituent in [ZIP]. I am extremely concerned that U.S. aid efforts to Puerto Rico, where U.S. citizens are in desperate need of help, are not going quickly enough and are not sufficient to prevent a humanitarian disaster. I urge [Rep/Sen____] to act swiftly to get emergency aid to Puerto Rico and to support legislation for a one year waiver of the Jones Act to help Puerto Rico in the massive recovery effort it faces.
Congressman Darren Soto
6900 Lake Nona Blvd, Suites #101A & #101B
Orlando, FL 32827
Phone: (407) 266-7161
Mormon Women for Ethical Government hopes more Millenials will join our efforts. We’ll…